Robert Kollmann received a Licence (Economics) from Université Catholique de Louvain, a MSc (Econometrics and Mathematical Economics) from the London School of Economics and a PhD (Economics) from the University of Chicago. Prior to joining ULB, he taught at Université de Montréal, Université de Grenoble II, Université Paris XII and University of Bonn.

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  • Past co-director of ECARES Doctoral School
  • Past co-organizer, Economics Research seminar, ECARES
  • Co-organizer of joint research seminar ULB-Banque Nationale de Belgique-KUL-UCL
  • Supervisor of PhD dissertations

Robert Kollmann is teaching at SBS-EM and at Institut d’Etudes Européennes (IEE)

  • Macroeconomics I  (SBS-EM, BA, ECONS201)
  • International Macroeconomics & Finance (SBS-EM, MA, ECONS419)
  • Graduate Macroeconomics II (SBS-EM, MA-Research, ECONS439)
  • European Macroeconomics (IEE, MA, ECONO504)

Research interests: macroeconomics, international economics, international finance, computational economics, applied econometrics

-> Numerous publications in leading international research journals :



-> Examples of recent publications :

  • “Liquidity Traps in a World Economy”, Journal of Economic Dynamics & Control,  2021, Vol. 132, Article 104206.
  • “Liquidity Traps in a Monetary Union”, Oxford Economic Papers, 2021, Vol. 73, pp.1581-1603.
  • Research Fellow, Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), the leading European research network in economics.
  • Member of the European Economic Association, the American Economic Association and the Econometric Society